October 1, 2019

Pros and Cons of Different Heating Systems

Consistently cool temperatures are right around the corner. Have you been thinking about getting a new heating system but aren’t sure which is the best? If so, we’d like to share some of the pros and cons of the different heating systems.  Natural Gas Pros – This is the most cost-effective type of heat that you can have and it warms the house well. It also burns cleaner than other fossil fuels releasing about 30% less carbon dioxide than oil into the environment. Lastly, there is also an abundant supply of natural gas. Cons –  It doesn’t have the warmest...

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September 5, 2019

Condition Your Cave!

Football season is finally here! For us in Maryland, that means cooler temps, less humidity and a reason to stay in our man caves! Whether your man cave is the room over the garage, a room in the basement or the extra room that no one likes to be in because it’s way too cold in the winter and way too hot in the summer, you’ve scored! You have a dedicated place for all of the things your wife won’t let you display in the house and a place for you to have fun with the guys or even pout...

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August 26, 2019

Now Dave’s Cooling & Heating

You’ve seen that our name has changed but you may be asking yourself why! Thirteen years ago, Dave and Diana Scurto started a company based on their experience and expertise. The company was founded on basic principles of a quality, streamlined, customer-service company, providing complete satisfaction through technical competence. At the time, they called the company Dave’s Mechanical Services, which you formerly knew it as. It made sense at the time considering the term mechanical services is technically used for any building service that uses machines such as plumbing, elevators, escalators and heating and air conditioning systems. As the business...

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August 8, 2019

DIY Air Conditioning Maintenance – How to Solve Hot Spots in Your Home

Does one or more rooms in your home feel hotter than others on some days during the summer? In this article, we will provide you with some basic tips that you can use to get started with eliminating hot spots in your home. Tip #1 – Check Your Vents One reason why some of the rooms in your home may feel warmer than others during the summer months could be due to the fact that one or more of those rooms has a closed or blocked vent. This can happen especially if you have small children or pets that lay...

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July 31, 2019

August Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips!

August Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips! As we get ready to enter the month of August in Maryland, one thing that everyone will have in common is using their home air conditioner. It’s almost impossible to survive during the summer months in Frederick or elsewhere in Maryland without an air conditioner. Here are some air conditioner maintenance tips to help you survive! Using an air conditioner is a good thing because it helps you to stay cool inside your home without having to deal with the Maryland heat.  However, the more that you use the air conditioner, you should pay attention...

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July 23, 2019

What Is the Dave’s Difference?

What is the Dave’s Difference? Are you searching for a Frederick County HVAC repair company? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Let’s talk about the Dave’s Difference. At Dave’s Cooling & Heating we specialize in air conditioner and heating system maintenance and installation. Unlike other companies in the Frederick County area that claim to have backlogged schedules, we will set an appointment with you and show up to take care of your air conditioning needs. Our trained employees are the best in the industry for repairing and replacing air conditioners and heating systems so you can count on...

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June 25, 2019

5 Ways to Save Energy This Summer

The sweltering heat of summer is fast approaching, as are high energy bills. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the average resident will pay around $425 in energy costs this summer. Summer is a notorious time for wasting more energy than usual. Our tips and tricks will help keep your house cool and your budget on track. 1. Keep the cool air inside There are many things you can do in and around your home to keep your comfy, cooled air indoors. One of the simplest principles of thermodynamics is that hot air seeks cold air and equilibrium. If...

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